In this review, we’re going to be taking an in-depth look at the Honeywell MN12CES Portable Air Conditioner, and what it has to offer. When you’re done reading this guide, you’ll know whether or not this is the right portable air conditioner for you!

Honeywell MN12CES Portable Air Conditioner Review

When it comes to size, this is a fairly large and heavy portable air conditioner. It weighs 68-pounds, and while much of that bulk is the air conditioner itself, some of it comes from the built-in fan and dehumidifier.

To use this portable air conditioner, you can access a control panel that’s on the front of the air conditioner, or you can use a remote control. Regardless of which controller you use, you have access to settings that allow you to control the temperature, whether or not the dehumidifier and fan are being used, as well as a timer feature. These are all simple features that make the entire air conditioning experience a lot easier.

If you choose to use the dehumidifier, then all of the moisture that is outside of your home – assuming that you live in a humid area – is removed from the air. Within a single 24-hour period, this portable air conditioner can remove 69 pints of moisture from the air, and all of this moisture is removed using a Self-Evaporation System, rather than being tossed into a large moisture tank.

That way, there’s no problem getting rid of that moisture, and when the air flows through the air conditioner and into your home, it isn’t humid, which means you are far less likely to sweat.

Honeywell MN12CES Portable Air Conditioner

Honeywell MN12CES

If you use the fan – and using the fan is a wise choice, as it allows the cool air to spread across your home very quickly – you have access to three different fan speeds. Using the highest fan speed allows the cool air to flow across your home very quickly, but lower fan speeds can be ideal if you are using the portable air conditioner in a smaller space.

When it comes to the Maximum Area Coverage – the maximum amount of space the air conditioner can cover – of this portable air conditioner, it’s around 400 to 550 square-feet. That’s quite a bit of space, and it works very well in spaces that are no larger than that.

But, if you do use this portable air conditioner in a space that’s larger than that, it will have a hard time pushing that cool air into the other parts of that space, unless you use a fan of some sort.

Honeywell MN12CES

Honeywell MN12CES

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In terms of air conditioning power, this is a very powerful portable air conditioner. It’s more than capable of cooling spaces that are 400 to 550 square-feet, and it’s capable of producing air that is very cool. This is due to the excellent motor, which offers 12,000 BTUs of cooling power.

One of the most notable qualities that this portable air conditioner offers, is that of convenience and a very easy setup. All of the tools and accessories that you need to use this portable air conditioner are attached to it.

To set up this portable air conditioner, the only thing you need to do is roll it up, to the window you wish to use it at, and then attach the window kit. That’s all you need to do, and then, you can begin using the portable air conditioner!

Honeywell MN12CES Review

Honeywell MN12CES

This same convenience and ease-of-use is seen in the filtration system that this portable air conditioner uses. With this filtration system, there are two filters that remove dust, hair, and pet dander from coming in outside and entering the air conditioner.

While the filtration system itself works very well, what’s especially nice is the fact that it’s extremely easy for you to clean the system. Just pull it out, wash it under the sink, and put it back in.

Honeywell Portable Air Conditioner Review

Honeywell MN12CES

For all of those excellent features and qualities, this is an excellent portable air conditioner. But, at the same time, those features and qualities don’t come without a cost. This is an expensive portable air conditioner, so make sure to be aware of that, and to consider whether or not this is the right portable air conditioner for you.

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Conclusion

If you’re looking for an excellent portable air conditioner, and you don’t mind a high price-tag, then the Honeywell MN12CES Portable Air Conditioner is a great choice! It’s very well-designed, extremely easy-to-use, and great for cooling your home!

Honeywell MN12CES


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